LAHORE, Jan 06:

Secretary PSH&D Imran Sikander Baloch removed 164 doctors from their duty because of regular absentees and misconduct. All the fired doctors were dismissed under the PEEDA Act 2006 and list has been publicised. The action was taken after issuance of repeated warnings and show cause notices for being absent from the duty. P&SHD has also issued ads in national newspapers to put it in public notice.

While talking about dismissal of 164 Medical Officers, Secretary PSH&D said, “Regular absentees of doctors in Government hospitals will not be tolerated at all. Medical officers are bound to abide by the rules of PEEDA act and moral responsibility of being a medical specialists. Action has only been taken under PEEDA Act after repeated warnings. In future more strict action will be taken against such persons, There’s no place for irresponsible officers and staff in department.”

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